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James Forman marginalia from Pictorial History of the Mafia

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Title

James Forman marginalia from Pictorial History of the Mafia

Description

The copy includes numerous marked passages of gangland stories about old Chicago, where Forman grew up and went to school. Forman researched organized crime and the Forman Library includes FBI files on civil rights activists and mob bosses.

Maclean, Don (1974) Pictorial History of the Mafia. NY: Pyramid Books. James Forman annotations of pgs. 464-465.

Subject

Organized crime--United States--History.
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.

Creator

Forman, James, 1928-2005 (marginalia)
Maclean, Don (author)

Source

JamesFormanLibraryCollection

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

c. 1974

Date Created

2011-06-24

Rights

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Format

Image
JPEG

Extent

361,935 bytes

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

New York (N.Y.)

Text

Meyer Lansky, Lucky Luciano and Bugsy Siegel once comprised enforcement branch of Costello organization - a group known as the Bug-Meyer mob of executioners. Lansky, Luciano and Siegel were called "The Homicide Squad" by other mobsters.... Government makes deal with Luciano, who's still in prison, to help fight wartime sabotage on New York docks.

Original Format

Book
8.4 inches (213.36 mm)
Paper

Citation

Forman, James, 1928-2005 (marginalia) and Maclean, Don (author), “James Forman marginalia from Pictorial History of the Mafia,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed August 12, 2020, https://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/104.

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